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KJ Big Block Lump Charcoal Review


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I've had some KJ Big Block Lump Charcoal for a while now and finally got around to opening up a few bag. Here is a review of it.

Two out of the 4 bags I have. One was out in the sun as you can see from the faded bag.

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Cut the top of the bags off.

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Pushed the large pieces to the left to get a better look

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And now a 6" ruler and a business card from some size relationship.

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Stuff looks good and I'll be burning some this afternoon to know how it burns.

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1 hour ago, Jbrown83 said:

wheres the best places to buy the lump charcoal?

 

Thanks,

 

JB

The best value is during the Kamado Joe roadshows at Costco. That said the only roadshow around here (for a while anyway) is at Perimeter this week.  

 

https://m.costco.com/kamado-joe-schedule.html

 

KJ was selling lump at the moving sale this weekend; If you need some you might call over and see if they are still selling it at the old warehouse. 

 

Pike Nurseries also sells KJ lump. 

 

An alternative is Royal Oak charcoal which can be found at Walmart, Lowes, Home Depot and other stores. 

 

A lot of threads have been started on lump charcoal.

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I find the KJ lump comparable to Quebracho that I used to buy from Amazon for $ 1 a pound delivered to my door. Those were the days!

 

Now I mostly burn Basques that I pick up from Lowes.  $20 for a 17.51 lbs bag. Its about as good as it gets in western Canada...

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